The Westfield Center, dedicated to the study, playing and preservation of keyboard instruments, is the sponsor for an international harpsichord academy and competition taking place throughout August at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland and the Smithsonian’s Hall of Musical Instruments at the National Museum of American History, including free concerts on four of the Smithsonian’s antique harpsichords. Local scholar and competition jurist Kenneth Slowik spoke with Classical WETA’s Marilyn Cooley about the events.
Classical WETA 90.9 FM showcases notable new (or newly reissued) CDs each week. Hear selections from the CD on-air throughout the week, and check online to learn more about the artist and the music.Learn more →
By the time she was 23, Arlington's Joan Mulholland had participated in more than fifty civil rights protests including the Freedom Rides and numerous sit-ins across the country.Watch now →
Enjoy this step through time charting WETA's history from its founding in the 1950s as an educational television station, the addition of a public radio station, and evolution into a major national producer for PBS.See timeline →